“The Full Monty” Chardonnay 2014

full monty chardonnay 14Tasting Notes

A smooth satisfying Chardonnay. Stonefruit, cream, butterscotch and vanilla. “Old school” Gisborne style.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Chardonnay

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 14
  • Bottling Date: February 15
  • Release Date: March 15

Winemaker Notes

This wine was fermented in Flextank barrels under temperature control. This wine has undergone full malolactic fermentation with American and French oak additions to add to complexity and structure.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay was machine harvested in excellent condition from the Zwinnen vineyard in Patutahi.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Residual Sugar: 2.0
  • Total Acidity: 5.7
  • ph: 3.54
  • Cellaring: 3-4 years

Awards

  • Silver: Gisborne Regional Wine Awards 2015